Willie Brown Elementary News
September 30, 2016
Colors for Caring - Monday
Cancer affects millions of people each year, and at Mansfield ISD, we are wanting each person affected to know that they do not stand alone. MISD started its Colors for Caring initiative to visibly show community support for a loved one who is battling or has battled cancer.
On the first Monday of each month in the 2016-17 school year, Mansfield ISD is encouraging the community to wear a color that represents a cancer that affected the life of a loved one. (View a cancer color chart here.)
Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas was very grateful for the support he received during his bout with thymoma cancer so he wants to continue to spread the love and encouragement through the Colors for Caring initiative implemented last school year.
Shopping hours: 8:30am - 3:00pm
Special activities: Dads and Donuts - October 5 & 6, 7:00-8:00am
If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/williebrown . Our online Fair is available from September 24 to October 7, 2016.
We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.
Dads & Donuts Special Event
Wednesday, October 5th-last names A-L
Thursday, October 6th-last names M-Z
Please come and enjoy breakfast with your child during book fair week. The book fair will be open early so you’ll also have an opportunity to do a little shopping.
Donuts, coffee, milk and juice will be available in the cafeteria.
The book fair will be next door in the library.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Willie Brown PTA
Box Tops for Education
WBE participates in Box Tops for Education. How can you help? Clip the Box Top from hundreds of participating products and send them to school. Each one is worth 10¢ when the school redeems them from Box Tops for Education.
Box Tops are collected throughout the year – so bring them! But, we will do special counts throughout the year for prizes!
First count date: October 7th – the person in each grade level that has the MOST box tops will receive a wrist band ( can be used for games, bounce houses, and more!) and coupons for the Fall Festival! (Any box tops dropped off after October 7th will be counted for the January Prize).
If your child wants to participate in the contest for the most box tops for each grade level he/she must:
- Clip box tops to fit into a plastic zip lock bag/large envelope
- LABEL the bag/envelope with CHILD’S NAME, GRADE, TEACHER
- Drop off the labels with their teacher or drop off box tops in the designated Box Tops Box in the main office.
To learn more, visit boxtops4education.com-and thanks for choosing to make a difference for our school with Box Tops!
MHS Gold Dusters Dance Clinic
Kirk Franklin in Concert - tickets on sale at WBE!
Ten-time Grammy Award winner Kirk Franklin will be performing on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at 8 p.m. at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts.
The concert will feature select MISD choir students and the All-District High School Gospel Choir as the opening acts. Also performing will be a collective choir from Mansfield area churches.
All proceeds will benefit the MISD Center Arts Program, which brings in art performances and cultural events to the students of MISD and the community.
Tickets can be purchased at WBE! Get your tickets before they are gone!
Ticket prices are as follows:
- $55 - Orchestra Sections 100-102 and 200-204
- $45 - Parterre Sections 300-304
- $35 - Lower Mezzanine Sections 400-405
- $25 - Upper Mezzanine Sections 500-505
Get directions to the MISD Center for the Performing Arts here.
LHS Cheer Clinic
Come cheer with us!
The Legacy High School Cheerleaders are hosting a cheerleading clinic on October 1st. Participants will be invited to cheer with the cheerleaders during pre-game of our PinkOut game. Please click on the attached link for registration and more information.
MHS Parent's Night Out
We are excited to announce the first Parents Night Out at Mansfield High School on November 18, 2016. This event is a way to raise funds for our Annual Gold Rush/After Prom event.
Important Information for you…
Location: - Mansfield High School Cafeteria
Activities: Christmas Movies, Bounce Houses, age appropriate games
and a special appearance from Santa
Food: Pizza, Water, and Popcorn
Ages: 4-12 years old
We will have adult and student volunteers to watch and play with the kids. Children will need to be signed in and out by the same adult and are not required to stay the entire time offered.
RSVPs are preferred but drop ins are welcome.
For more information or to register please email Carrie Haskins at firstname.lastname@example.org